Plant Biology

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Garland Science, 2005 - Science - 351 pages
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The second edition of Instant Notes in Plant Biology, has been both updated and reorganized and gives an insight into the whole of plant science, integrating structure, function and physiology. A major addition is the section on understanding plants which introduces the major techniques in plant science and shows how advances are made. Molecular techniques are used in all areas of plant science and are included throughout.

 

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Contents

Section A Introduction
1
Plant cells
21
Vegetative anatomy
41
Section E Plants water and mineral nutrition
59
Section F Metabolism
79
Section G Reproductive biology
105
Section H Seeds and fruits
125
Sensing and responding to the environment
143
Plant ecology
199
Interactions between plants and other organisms
223
Section N Human uses of plants
249
Section O Algae and bryophytes
269
Section P Sporebearing vascular plants
283
Section Q Seed plants
303
Further reading
331
Index
341

Section J Growth and development
163
Section K Plant genetic engineering and biotechnology
185

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About the author (2005)

Dr Andrew Lack, School of Biological and Molecular Sciences, Oxford Brookes University, UK

Dr David Evans, School of Biological and Molecular Sciences, Oxford Brookes University, UK

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